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SYC has a relentless belief in people and their potential, and this belief goes back more than 60 years to our beginnings as an organisation.

A not-for-profit organisation, we invest back into the Australian community, helping tens of thousands of people every year with housing, education and employment. Founded in 1958 to support young people experiencing disadvantage, we have extended this expertise to people of all ages for more than three decades.

  • Our Vision

    Wellbeing, independence and opportunity for everyone.

    Our Vision

    Wellbeing, independence and opportunity for everyone.

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  • Our Mission

    We exist so everyone can succeed.

    SYC invests back into the Australian community, helping tens of thousands of people every year to create a life without disadvantage, to build sustainable independence and to experience wellbeing in all areas of their lives.

    Our Mission

    We exist so everyone can succeed.

    SYC invests back into the Australian community, helping tens of thousands of people every year to create a life without disadvantage, to build sustainable independence and to experience wellbeing in all areas of their lives.

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  • 2023-26 Strategic Plan

    Our Strategic Plan sets our priorities and commitments for the next four years. 

    2023-26 Strategic Plan

    Our Strategic Plan sets our priorities and commitments for the next four years. 

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Our Values

  • Relentless Belief

    We have a relentless belief in people and their potential

  • Excellence

    We strive for the highest standards of safe, effective and complaint service delivery

  • Collaboration

    We deliver better outcomes by working together, in an environment that brings out the best in people

  • Courage

    We recognise and value strength and resilience

  • Creativity

    We embrace innovative thinking and open-mindedness in how we conduct our work

What does SYC mean today?

Rather than standing for something we are, our acronym demonstrates what you can do with help from SYC. We exist so you can: start your climb, shift your course, strengthen your capabilities, show your courage, share your challenges, showcase your creativity, steer your career, spark your curiosity and more. So you can is an enabling statement that shows that no matter what you want to achieve, with SYC, it’s possible.  Read more about our recent brand change.

 

Registered CharitySYC Ltd. is a not-for-profit company and is a registered charity with the ACNC.

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